Yearbook Distribution Next Week

The yearbooks are coming soon. Students will be able to pick up their yearbook before school and during lunches next week with a student ID or license at the front of the school in the hallway outside the nurse’s office. A staff member will announce the opening of distribution officially over the PA in the morning. Seniors will be the first allowed to pick up … Continue reading Yearbook Distribution Next Week

5 Students Pass Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Exam

Five students, including Emery Dunn, Mackenzie Harrington, Alyssa Hoyer, Camryn Leuschner and Dylan Rich, took and passed the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam in pursuit of a growing field within the healthcare system. According to the National Healthcareer Association, having this certification can help students stand out within the job market if not meet requirements for specific positions. Their site states: “A medical assistant … Continue reading 5 Students Pass Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Exam

Journalism Education Association Features Students’ Photography in National Publication

The nonprofit organization Journalism Education Association (JEA) puts out four issues of their magazine Communication: Journalism Education Today each year. The summer 2019 Issue 4 of Volume 52 features the photos of Cadence Russell and Angelina Valtierra in a Q&A about the bokeh technique with journalism teacher Jessica Stamp. The photography students did the bokeh activity before winter break as a daily activity to challenge … Continue reading Journalism Education Association Features Students’ Photography in National Publication

Student Newspaper Awarded First Place by American Scholastic Press Association

The Paw Print student newspaper won first place from the American Scholastic Press Association for the 2018-2019 school year – one of just 13 schools across the country to do so in their division of schools with enrollment 1701-2500 in size. This year’s student newspaper rebranded as Paw Print after being called MyDSHSNews for a few years prior. MyDSHSNews is now the umbrella media moniker … Continue reading Student Newspaper Awarded First Place by American Scholastic Press Association

Senior Wins Top Prize at Visual Arts Scholastic State Event

Over 35,000 students participated in the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) statewide with Isabelle Avena, Vasi Bjeletich, Katie Hilton, Jade Howe, Hailey Kirkup,  Jacob Pederson, and Melissa Richardson qualifying for state in March. Richardson showed two pieces. This past weekend, the pieces were judged on Friday with honors announced Saturday. Five pieces medaled, earning All-State designation. Senior Katie Hilton won the Gold Seal, the highest … Continue reading Senior Wins Top Prize at Visual Arts Scholastic State Event